[project idea] Privacy tags in Debian
I also have an idea for a GSoC or Outreachy internship.
Debian's Debtag project allows anybody with an account to tag packages. 
At this year's DebConf, we've worked on creating specific tags
concerning privacy issues of packages . This allows to say for
example that a certain package uses a deprecated cryptographic
algorithm, or that a program accesses the network without the user's
We've based these tags on F-Droid's list of anti-features. Whenever a
user tries to install a package from F-Droid, they can see this list of
anti-features and decide for themselves if they want to install the package.
For Debian, we would like to implement a very similar display in Gnome
Software and apt.
I think this could be a valuable intern project. It would allow interns
to understand Debian's inner functioning, and provide Debian users with
a great functionality.
I can help finding a mentor knowledgeable in apt/Gnome for such a
project and could co-mentor such a thing (if needed).
 as an example, gnome-calculator fetching currency conversion rates: